Proposed tax on video games in Okla. goes down in defeat

02/27/2012 | Gamasutra.com

A bill that at one point included a 1% sales tax on violent video games was defeated in a 6-5 vote by a committee in the Oklahoma House of Representatives. Before the vote, the bill's sponsor, state Rep. William Fourkiller, had revised the measure, dropping the proposed sales tax and instead calling for the formation of a task force to study the alleged role of violent video games in bullying and childhood obesity.

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